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Forushande (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 31 August 2016 (Iran)
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While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

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Farid Sajjadi Hosseini ...
Naser
Mina Sadati ...
Mojtaba Pirzadeh ...
Majid
Sam Valipour ...
Sadra
Emad Emami ...
Ali
Mehdi Koushki ...
Siavash
Maral Bani Adam ...
Kati
Shirin Aghakashi ...
Esmat
Ehteram Boroumand ...
Mrs. Shahnazari
Sahra Asadollahe ...
Mojgan
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Forced to leave their collapsing house, Ranaa and Emad, an Iranian couple who happen to be performers rehearsing for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" rent a new apartment from one of their fellow performers. Unaware of the fact that the previous tenant had been a woman of ill repute having many clients, they settle down. By a nasty turn of events one of the clients pays a visit to the apartment one night while Ranaa is alone at home taking a bath and the aftermath turns the peaceful life of the couple upside down. Written by Hossein sr

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image | See all certifications »
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Opening Weekend:

$71,078 (USA) (27 January 2017)

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$2,207,494 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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This is the 4th movie by Farhadi that submit from Iran to compete in OSCAR. Three previous movies are: 1. About Eli 2. A Separation 3. The Past He won Oscar for A Separation. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, people are leaving the apartment because it is dangerous and there is a risk of collapsing. But later on, the next days they can easily enter the building and there is no police/municipality line tape in front of the building to prevent people from entering the dangerous area. See more »

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Emad: So, there's my wife. You'll still insist you didn't go in the bathroom?
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References The Way West (1967) See more »

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An amazing delivery from an already proved genius
4 November 2016 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

This is a true masterpiece, one of the best films of the year. Even though Farhadi's 'A Separation' is even better, this is a great display of storytelling and psychological understanding of the director. There are three elements that ought to be highlighted. 1) Without gimmicks and hyperboles it shows how a common man, with his natural strengths and flaws, gets his own moral code defied by the violence that exists in all societies but that in this case, touched his family. 2) The visual language. Again, it's subtle and straightforward, but its always at the right distance of the characters. 3) The counterpointing of Miller's play is marvelous! What happens to them in real life always affects the development of the play and the tensions backstage have a richness that takes the audience to a new level. A must-watch!!!


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